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Justicia (Justicia exigua)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Description 
Perennial herb up to 60 cm high that grows in moderately dry areas.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Highly palatable to all classes of livestock and eaten as soon as the fresh shoots appear.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 14.0 1
Crude fibre % DM 21.9 1
Ether extract % DM 3.2 1
Ash % DM 18.9 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 16.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 16.7 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.5 1

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

Dougall et al., 1958

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:24

References
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